Regardless, the Orion Nebula is a wondrous binocular sight, glowing like a pale, upturned rose in late bloom
However, by the late bloom
, a severe-enough moisture deficit stress had developed to impact most of the growth parameters.
If there was a refrain up and down the state it went something like this: cool spring, late bloom
For late bloom
, all you need do is pinch buds back in summer.
Cut back the foliage after flowering and the plant will regrow and produce late blooms
It loses its leaves in winter but at this time of year makes a striking backdrop for late blooms
and other grasses.
I am loathe to lift at present because of the mild air in the city I am still finding a few late blooms
opening and worth cutting.
Cutting off flowers and soggy buds now means that if the weather perks up later in the summer you may find that flowering goes on longer, or you get a second flush of late blooms
AS spring finally arrives across Wales and the grass has a growth surge among the late blooms
of daffodils, many farmers are still suffering the after-effects of last month's harsh Arctic blizzard.